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India-Russia to partner in Central Asia

Around a month back, India declared that the state heads of the five Central Asian countries of Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Turkmenistan would be the chief guest at the Indian Republic day parade. As India and Central Asian states celebrate the 30th anniversary of establishing their diplomatic ties, this declaration marks a significant foreign policy win for India in the resource-rich and strategically located region. Russia’s discomfort with the

India-Russia signed several energy deals during Russian President Putin's visit

Russian President Vladimir Putin made a quick 5-hour visit to India. However, considering it to be just his second foreign visit during the pandemic, it highlighted the importance Russia attaches to ties with India. Some of the most talking points about the deal were regarding the defence sector. Of course, majorly significant deals happened in this area. However, another industry caught less attention where both the grand-old friends entered into

S Jaishankar meets Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov

Taliban has recently claimed that it now controls over 80% of the territory in Afghanistan. It has not only rattled the Afghan government but raised concerns across Asia. Worried at these reports, Russia has said that it is prepared to activate its military base in Tajikistan against the advancing Taliban. Meanwhile, the Indian External Affairs Minister, Dr. S. Jaishankar, is on a strategically crucial visit to Russia. In Moscow, while